J&K Gov Vohra visits Choglamsar region in Leh

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra visited the flash floods-ravaged Choglamsar region in Leh and interacted with the calamity-hit people lodged at the various relief camps in Tashi Gatsal and Himank areas.

Updated: Aug 26, 2010, 15:19 PM IST

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra visited the flash floods-ravaged Choglamsar region in Leh and interacted with the calamity-hit people lodged at the various relief camps in Tashi Gatsal and Himank areas.

The Governor, who visited Leh yesterday, met the families at camps set up by district administration and enquired from them about basic facilities being provided there.

He also examined the functioning of Water Purification System at Tashi Gatsal, set-up by Indian Red Cross Society for the flood-affected people.

Vohra also visited the upcoming solar colony and had a first hand appraisal by Leh district administration of this proposed site being built for rehabilitation of flood affected
families.
The authorities informed that the families are being provided plots of land at the colony and steps are on to set-up basic necessities like drinking water, power supply,
sewerage system and pathways so that dwelling units are ready before winters.
The Leh region was ravaged by a recent cloudburst which occurred earlier this month leading to flash floods and mudslides that claimed about 180 lives and injured about 400
people, besides causing widespread damage to public and private property.

IANS